What type of Saudi Visa do I need?

Saudi Arabia offers multiple visa options for both visitors to the Kingdom. The primary visa categories are: Tourist Visa, Stopover Visa (Transit Visa) and the Umrah Visa. flynas allows passengers to apply for the visa that best suits their needs, and travel requirements, when booking their flights directly with flynas. 


If you have Umrah visa, you can enter Saudi Arabia from any airport and have a tour before performing Umrah. In the other hand, you can perform Umrah if you are a stopover visa holder. However, you must follow the health protocols and respect the local customs and laws.

Saudi Visa requirements:

What is the minimum age to apply for a Saudi Evisa?
You must be 18 years old to apply for a visa to visit Saudi Arabia. Parents And carers will be required to apply on behalf for any children under 18 years of age. 

Are there any passport requirements for the Saudi Visa?
Applicant’s passports must be valid for at least six months. 

What steps are required to get a Saudi Visa online? 
If you are booking through flynas then there are five easy steps required to get an transit visa for Saudi Arabia:  

  1. Book a flight to Saudi Arabia with flynas
  2. Eligible travelers will be redirected to an application page. You must provide all the information you’re asked to 
  3. Flynas pasess your details to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
  4. The Ministry will process the application for your visa
  5. Your Saudi Arabia Evisa will be emailed to you  

Are there any Covid restrictions to enter the Kingdom? 
Those planning to visit Saudi Arbia must show they’ve had a full course of a recognised vaccine (two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/Astra Zeneca, Moderna vaccines or one dose of Johnson and Johnson. Vaccinations for other diseases may also be necessary. 


Yes, you can also get a visa to visit Saudi Arabia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs webiste,  MOFA.

No, it is only possible to apply for one visa at any one time 

No, you cannot extend your visa through flynas. 

Here’s how long it takes on average to issue the various visas for Saudi Arabia: 

  • Stopover or transit visa is issued instantly 
  • Tourist Visa up to 30 minutes 
  • Umrah Visa approximately 1 to 3 business days 

Be aware that the times given above are just guidelines. Sometimes due to additional checks your visa application can be delayed, it is always advisable to give yourself extra time.